The EHEA adaptation process has involved a deep reorganization of the whole offer of studies at the University of Vigo which in the academic year 2010/2011 will constitute a total of 39 undergraduate programmes, more than 70 master's programmes (28 on 2008/2009, 65 on 2009/2010) and nearly 40 PhD programs. The Master and PhD Program on Intelligent and Adaptable Software Systems (SSIA) is one between them those. The SSIA program, in the technological field, try to find an efficient solution to the industrial needs in the subjects of Intelligence and Adaptability.
Tool to formalize the pre-enrollment in the Master Program: http://matricula.uvigo.es
It is Established a quota of 5 students for Technical Engineers in the field of Information Technologies and Communications. As to the specific criteria for assessing the merits of the candidates, the Academic Commission has established for the Lecturer Year 2010-2011 the following scale:
- Record and diploma.- Shall be such weighted by multiplying the note obtained by the academic record by 0.45 in the case of graduates in Computer Science, Senior Engineer in the field of ICT and BA in Mathematics and / or Physical Sciences, by 0.325 in the case of Technical Engineers in the ICT field and 0.225 in the remaining cases.
- Research experience.- Score with 0.5 points each article, paper, book chapters, book author or similar paper in an international context and the remaining with 0.25 each one until to get a maximum of 2.5 points.
- Teaching experience.- Score with 0.25 points each year of university teaching in the field of ICT to a maximum of 1.5 points.
- Professional experience.- Score with 0.25 points each year worked and accredited in the field of ICT to a maximum of 1.5 points.
The Article 16 of spanish Legislation (RD 1393/2007) about Access to Master Studies says:
- To access the official teachings of Master, the applicants must hold a Spanish university degree, or to have a certificate issued by an institution of higher education belonging to another State belonging to the European Higher Education Area that empower the access to Master studies.
- Also, graduates from outside the European Higher Education Area, will have access to education systems without the approval of their titles, following verification by the University that those who credited have an equivalent level of training to Spanish's academic qualifications and that they allow in their country the access to postgraduate education. Access by this route does not imply in any case, the prior approval of the title that he/she holds, or his/her appreciation for other purposes that of course the teachings of Master.
The Article 17 of spanish Legislation (RD 1393/2007) about Admission to Master Studies says:
- The students will be admitted to a Master in accordance with the requirements and evaluation criteria of merit, if any, fixed for the title of Master's College or by the University.
- The University will include procedures and requirements for admission into the curriculum, which may include specific requirements for prior training in some disciplines, depending on previous training attested by the student. These supplements training may form part of the Masters studies as long as the total number of credits to be taken should not exceed 120.
In any case, whether or not part of the Master studies, the appropriations for training allowances will have, for the purposes of public fees and granting of scholarships and study grants, the consideration of Masters level credits.
- The University will include procedures and requirements for admission into the curriculum, which may include specific requirements for prior training in some disciplines.
- These systems and procedures must include, in the case of students with special educational needs arising from disability, support services and counseling, which will assess the need for possible curriculum adjustments, alternative routes or studies.
- Admission not imply in any case, any change in the academic purposes and, where appropriate, professional title corresponding to the prior holding of the person concerned, or their appreciation to that of other courses taught Masters.